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Quick Scan

Developed by the Dutch Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment, the "Quick Scan" method is a voluntary tool for companies to rapidly assess chemicals in the absence of data, to prioritize for further study and action. The steps in the Quick Scan method are: gather hazard data on chemicals; use criteria to assign chemicals to hazard levels; use decision-making rules to determine concern categories; and revise concern categories based upon use data. Similar to The Column Model, Quick Scan specifies criteria for determining hazard levels of a chemical for specific hazard endpoints.
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